Welcome to Kids Activities!
We have a happy place filled with easy things to do with kids that don’t require special skills, lots of money or advance planning. <–no one has time for that!
Contact Holly & the Kids Activities Team:
If you would like to sponsor, interview (Holly is regularly interviewed as an expert on working from home & keeping kids entertained/educated at home) or have suggestions, the fastest way to contact is via email: email@example.com.
Meet The Kids Activities Team
Founder & CEO
Holly is the mom of 3 boys. She and her husband run the company from the suburbs of Dallas, Texas. They have partially homeschooled their kids (now 14, 16 & 19) since Kindergarten.
While Holly has a master’s degree in Physical Therapy, she diverted her skills to non-traditional places online. She is obsessed with algorithms and can be found speaking, teaching and coaching.
She is the best-selling author of three books.
From Holly: “Now that we are in the stuck-at-home stage, “homeschooling” has taken on a whole new meaning with three teenage boys including one home from college. Check out this information on our daily home learning schedule for teens.”
Arena used to spend her days in the White House writing about the president. Now she spends her days a the kitchen table writing about kids crafts and activities.
Many years ago she was a contributing writer to KAB and now oversees a million details as the Chief Strategy Officer.
She is the founder of The Nerds Wife and author of Awesome Edible Kids Crafts: 75 Super-Fun All-Natural Projects for kids to Make and Eat.
She lives in Fort Worth, Texas with her husband and son.
Greg Homer, M.D.
Greg has been part of this whole online thing since day one (even if it was against his will). He saved Holly by taking over the financial side of the business early on. Without this, Kids Activities Blog would not be online today.
He is a board certified Radiologist and advises Kids Activities Blog on all-things medical.
Greg can be found behind the camera at the Homer’s home video studio. He is partial to green screens and has a knack for editing and creating silly video intros.
Janine Suvak, M.D.
Janine is the co-founder of Systematic Excellence Consulting where she helps business owners break free from the day-to-day business operations by organizing their remote teams so they can focus on what they love.
As KAB’s Chief Systems Engineer she makes sure our team has the time and energy to write and create.
She is a former U.S. Army Flight Surgeon and combat veteran. Janine is not-so-secretly a nerd and lover of coding and software automations. She is a two-time award-winning mobile app developer & author.
You may find her learning to fly. Her garden is currently well-tended since she is stuck at home!
Communications Strategist & Writer
Kristen is mom to an amazing 12-year-old daughter who is the Rory to her Lorelai. When they aren’t spending time together reading, writing, or attempting to bake, Kristen is a blogger and YA author, who runs her own business, helping creative entrepreneurs find the time to chase their dreams!
She is the author of the book, The Fall: (A Havenwood Falls Novela).
Kristen’s New Normal: Wondering when I stopped writing YA dystopian and started living it…
Quirky Momma Strategist
Jamie is also a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed. Her expertise in pop culture can’t be matched. And if you are looking for the scoop on Starbucks Secret Menu, you have found your source.
Jamie is a former elementary school teacher and lives in Texas with her husband and daughter.
Lead Trending Editor
Brittanie is an expert crafter and uncanny at spotting online trends.
She lives in Utah with her husband and three children.
Zoë Carney, Ph.D.
Zoë is a communication scholar who researches and writes about political rhetoric.
For fun, she likes to turn off news notifications and take a long run, play tennis, or tickle her babies. She also loves to watch and perform comedy.
She is the author of academic articles you probably don’t want to read.
Zoë lives in Texas with her two kids and husband.
Becky is the mom of four children.
She and her husband, Mickey also run Your Modern Dad along with a shop full of helpful mom items.
Writer & Social Strategist
Brittany was born and raised in small town Texas where she received her Bachelors of General Studies from Texas Woman’s University with concentrations in Business and Sociology.
She is the founder of her own site, Sunshine Momma, and has been working on various projects for Kids Activities Blog since 2016.
You can usually find her at the lake, doing something outdoors with her family, or curled up with a good book. Her advice for moms: taking care of yourself is part of taking care of your kids.
Shannon is the founder of BentoLunch.net, one of the original blogs featuring American style bento lunches, and loves all things food art and cute food for kids.
She now helps out on Kids Activities Blog with trending content.
She is a homeschool mom to two teens and a former middle school teacher.
As a military family, she’s lived all over the US and is happy to call Colorado home right now, especially for the skiing.
Partner Specialist & Editor
Tonya is a mum to three including twins (who are like night and day).
She was born and raised in Australia but now floats between California and Kentucky.
She is a content creator, lifestyle blogger, and photographer for various websites.
In her spare time, she and her partner make handmade home decor and restore thrifted items which they sell. You can see her latest projects on TonyaStaab.com.
Writer & Lead Box Creator
Hannah is a girl who LOVES coffee, is passionate about reducing plastic waste in our oceans, and who prefers to spend all her time with family and friends.
Whenever Hannah is not hanging out, or online shopping (AGAIN), you can find her working with her mom on new recipes for their website Welcome to the Family Table.
Cami helps run the Kids Activities Blog instagram.
She is an Education Specialist developing educational content and managing educators for SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium.
She’s obsessed with animals, especially marine life and has affinity for all things paper.
She lives in Mckinney, Texas with her husband and rescue mutt.
Trending Editor Staff
Tara is the founder of California Camp Life, where she writes alongside her wife. They share their adventures with their three sons and their Maltipoo dog, Halo.
Tara is also a college student and went back to school at the age of 40 to receive her associate’s degree.
After finishing her degree in Business/Office Administration, she decided to continue with another associate’s in Child Development and hopes to work with young kids some day soon.
Cheslyn N. Garland
SEO Editor Staff
Cheslyn is an Austinite and professional kid-at-heart.
She has spent most of her life in the kitchen and helped with research and development for a well-known brand of frozen meals.
She is now bringing her expert ability to conduct research to the team.
Graphic Designer & Strategist
Christy is a graphic designer and photographer who recently took a break from twelve years of teaching middle school and high school Technology courses in order to spend more time with her own two (incredibly extroverted) daughters. She is currently enjoying her new role as PTA Mom, and finds lots of different creative projects to keep her busy.
Christy also runs an etsy shop and Teachers Pay Teachers store under the name “House of Carp,” where you can find invitation designs and organizational resources for teachers.
Christy resides in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area with her husband, two children, and two Schnorkie dogs.
Monica is a copywriter and translator with a degree in Foreign Languages.
She loves writing, cooking exotic meals and volunteering in her community.
After working in a manufacturing plant as a translator, she decided to quit and travel to Finland for 3 months to chase the Northern Lights and meet Santa Claus.
She’s now back in Mexico where she lives with her family and 2 rabbits.
Karen is a graphic designer with 8 years of experience in several digital marketing agencies. Now she creates images and content for kids, and she loves it!
She always has been (and always will be) a dance student.
Karen has a restless mind always thinking about new projects, music and the beach!
She lives in Chihuahua, Mexico with her boyfriend and their two dogs.
Sahana is a mom of an active 2.5-year-old son while running the blog, Vikalpah where she shares all things crafty from furniture makeovers to simple DIY projects. She loves to test different products and comes up with unique ways of using them.
Sahana participates in contests and challenges which helps her bring fresh ideas online. She has won contests by Krylon, Scotch Brand, Jo-Ann Stores, VELCRO Brand as well as Brit&Co.
Most of her crafts are made from things found around the house and are budget-friendly. Her advice for moms is One Step at a Time.
Paige M Knudsen
Paige Knudsen currently works as a Contract Manager at A.P. Moller MAERSK (international container shipping company) for key clients including Procter and Gamble, Johnson and Johnson and Kimberly Clark. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Minor in Economics from Texas A&M and also graduated the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Police Academy.
She enjoys hunting/camping in her free time as well as playing video games and watching fantasy/sci-fy movies.
Her husband is a sheriff deputy, and she often volunteers for the county to assist with law enforcement events. She has 2 dogs, 2 cats, a ball python and a bearded dragon and hopes soon to get chickens!
Courtney’s advice for other moms:
Lisa is the mom of 4, ages 5, 9, 14, 20. She worked outside the home in finance and insurance for over 15 years.
Now she is an at home mom and business owner .
Her current projects are her blog By Faith or Fluckery and also Small Budget. Smaller Kitchen. Big Family.
Her passion is cooking and trying to craft.
Liz SanFilippo Hall
Liz SanFilippo Hall is a freelance writer/editor and work-at-home mama who writes about everything from food and travel to parenting, self care, and books. Some of her work can be found on CBSLocal.com and SelfSufficientKids.com. She’s also been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul and Hot Doug’s the Book. She talks about all the ups and downs of parenting and life on her blog Oops & Daisies.
Advice for moms: It’s okay to take a break! It’s easy to get wrapped up in parenting, but don’t forget about taking care of yourself too. A little bit of self care can go a long way in reminding yourself that you’re “more than mom.”
Her advice for moms: Learn the power of “yet!” This simple little word has helped me in the classroom, when communicating with parents and at home.
Jennie adores books of all kinds, but if she had to pick her favorite type, it would be children’s books. She stewards two Little Free Libraries in her neighborhood, and she hopes to bring the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to her home county this summer. In her spare time, Jennie loves to sing, do yoga, learn Spanish, and travel with her family, both here in the states and internationally.
Jennie resides in Northern California with her husband, two children, a 14-year-old dog named Rudy, and 22 hens (her husband really likes eggs!). Her advice to moms: As Maya Angelou once said, “And when you know better, do better.” If you’re at the end of your rope, take a deep breath (or ten!) and remember that it’s probably just a phase.
Sarah L. Todd
Sarah grew up in small town Texas and received her degree in Biology at Tarleton State University. It was there that she found her love of writing at a part-time writing job at the newspaper which led to her becoming the yearbook editor.
She then went on to teach high school science (physics primarily) for 11 years before staying home with her now 2 year old son, Christopher.
She lives in Justin Texas with her husband Scott, 2 bonus teenagers, Christopher and 4 french bulldogs.
She is a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie who has done things such as bodybuilding competitions, powerlifting competitions and roller derby. When she isn’t writing or spending time with family, she loves to workout or practice her green thumb in their garden.
Stacy Aguilar is a graphic designer, founder of Madejoy Studio, maker and mama to two in love with supporting and equipping others to pursue their creative dreams.
Starting in advertising while finishing her graduate degree at NYU, Stacy transitioned from the world of account management to teaching when she became a graphic design and yearbook teacher at an amazing all-girls public school in Fort Worth, TX. She now works as a graphic designer and design educator, providing digital resources for other makers, mamas, and kiddos.
When not on a computer, you can often find her doing DIY projects around the house, stopping at a local coffee shop, or pushing a giant mama cart around Target. She also has a love for creating fiber art pieces with weaving and punch needle techniques and getting better at her newest hobby — sewing her own clothes! You can follow along with her creative antics at @stacyaguilar on Instagram and Facebook.
Rita is a mom of 3 boys and can’t quite believe they reached adulthood without requiring stitches! While living in multiple “fixer upper” home situations, she discovered her passion for DIY home improvement and blogging about it. She boldly pursues renovating and refreshing homes armed with a paintbrush, creativity, and a small budget.
Creator of Harbour Breeze Home, she encourages women to pursue simple steps for everyday beauty by sharing DIY projects, crafts, recipes, and fashion tips.
She believes every day should be filled with laughter, conversation, and a few good cups of coffee. Her advice for moms: It’s ok to give yourself a time out every now and then!
Magician: Web Design & Hosting
Shauna has been designing & developing WordPress websites since 2007. She’s the owner of Servously, a highly managed WordPress hosting platform.
Shauna has been responsible for keeping Kids Activities Blog live and beautiful on the interwebs since it’s inception.
She lives in Flower Mound, TX with her three teenagers & three dogs. In her free time … oh wait, she’s unfamiliar with that concept.
Holly Homer’s Speaking Engagements & Media Appearances
She has spoken at blogging, marketing & mom-centric conferences like:
- Bloggy Bootcamp
- Emerging Tech
- Declare Conference yearly 2013-2019
- Blog Elevated 2013 & 2014
- Project Mom 2013 & 2014
- Women Get Social
- Social Media Marketing World 2015, 2016 & 2020
- No Excuses Summit
- Blissdom 2019
She has been featured on multiple radio interviews TV appearances and podcasts.
Here are some of her favorite appearances:
- Social Media Examiner podcast with Michael Stelzner
- Today Show interview about FB changes for small businesses
Work with Holly Homer & Kids Activities
I accidentally started a blog 11 years ago as a way to get some adult conversation while raising 3 boys under the age of 6. That hobby turned into Kids Activities Blog and the Quirky Momma FB page which reaches millions of moms each month who are in the trenches of motherhood.
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Get the Word Out on Kids Activities Blog
Kids Activities Blog readers are amazing! They are usually women ages 25-40 with children who are seeking ways to make their family stronger and more fun. Because our community is so unique, each sponsorship is custom-crafted to make sure we never surprise readers with something that isn’t a good fit.
WHO & WHERE I REACH:
- Pageviews on Kids Activities Blog – 3+ Million/month
- FB likes (Quirky Momma) = 3.4 Million
- Pinterest followers = 303K with 10+ million monthly viewers on Pinterest
- Twitter (@4kidsactivities) = 21.2K
- Instagram (@kidsactivitiesblog) =303K
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